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Monarchs lose to Bruins, 2-1, in overtime

Saturday, January 24, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Manchester Monarchs surrendered a power-play goal in overtime as they fell in their final game before the All-Star break, losing 2-1 at Providence last night. Brian O’Neill put the Monarchs ahead, 1-0, with 16 seconds remaining in the first period when he took a feed from Nick Shore and buried a wrist shot for his 11th goal and team-high 44th point of the season. O’Neill and …

Rask, Hamilton lead Bruins to 3-1 win over Stars

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

DALLAS – Tuukka Rask made 36 saves, and Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist to lead the Boston Bruins past the Dallas Stars, 3-1, last night. Hamilton assisted on Gregory Campbell’s second-period goal that broke a 1-all tie, then scored on a third-period power play. Rask allowed the game’s first goal …

Reports: Gillette Stadium to host next Winter Classic between Bruins and Canadiens

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Though an official announcement hasn’t been made yet, reports have come out that name Gillette Stadium as the next site of the Winter Classic, scheduled for New Year’s Day in 2016. According to Comcast Sports New England, the home of the Patriots will host the annual outdoor game, which will be between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens. It’ll be the Bruins’ first …

Monarchs back in first after beating Bruins, 2-1

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Jordan Weal scored in overtime as the Manchester Monarchs beat the Providence Bruins, 2-1, last night. The Monarchs (26-9-3-2) jumped back into first place in the Eastern Conference with the win, beating the Bruins (18-16-5-1) for the fourth time this season. Josh Gratton opened the scoring at 17:39 …

Bruins win streak ends as Blue Jackets end skid

Sunday, January 18, 2015

BOSTON — Stuck in a four-game losing streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets rested their All-Star goalie and let backup Curtis McElhinney have another shot at the Boston Bruins. McElhinney answered with 34 saves as Columbus ended its own …

Bruins forward Brad Marchand suspended two games

Saturday, January 17, 2015

NEW YORK – Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL yesterday for slew-footing New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard. Marchand wasn’t penalized for the infraction in the second period of Boston’s 3-0 home victory Thursday night. The suspension will cost …

Bruins to keep Pastrnak with team

Friday, January 16, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins are keeping teenage forward David Pastrnak up with the big club, thus using up the first year of his entry level contract. Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli made the announcement last night after …

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Friday, January 16, 2015

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Ohio State QB Jones says he’ll return to Buckeyes COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones, 3-0 as a college starter including a win in the national championship game, said he will return to the …

Rask, Bruins hand Rangers second straight shutout loss

Friday, January 16, 2015

BOSTON – It didn’t take long for Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask to get tested. His strong start made it a rough night for the New York Rangers. Rask made 30 saves for his second shutout, Patrice Bergeron …

Bruins rookie Pastrnak scores twice in 4-3 win over Lightning

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

BOSTON – Boston rookie David Pastrnak is making a looming decision for the Bruins’ front office appear much easier. Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game as the Bruins extended their winning streak to four straight, beating …

Bruins’ Gagne won’t return to team due to personal reasons

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Boston Bruins forward Simon Gagne will not return to the team this year for personal reasons, General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced yesterday. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family and he …

Bruins top Flyers, 3-1, for third straight win

Sunday, January 11, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – The Boston Bruins are trying to determine whether 18-year-old rookie David Pastrnak has the physicality to remain on their roster. Now, they know he can score. Pastrnak scored his first two career NHL goals to lead …

Lucic scores two as Bruins top Devils, 3-0

Friday, January 9, 2015

BOSTON – After going to overtime in four straight games, the Boston Bruins needed much less time to take care of the New Jersey Devils. Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals, and backup Niklas Svedberg earned his …

Bruins top Penguins, 3-2, in overtime to snap losing streak

Thursday, January 8, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Patrice Bergeron scored twice, including a deflection past Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury 2:43 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins last night. Bergeron got just enough of Milan Lucic’s blast …

Hurricanes top Bruins in shootout, 2-1

Monday, January 5, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – Eric Staal doesn’t often take part in the shootout. But the Carolina Hurricanes captain made the most of his chance yesterday, beating Tuukka Rask for the only shootout goal in a 2-1 victory. It was …